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How To Transform 45 RPM’s to MP3 Using Audacity

Introduction Time for a fun post! You know we have those old 45 RPM’s records laying around that are just not available on iTunes or for download anywhere and we just remember spending endless hours listening to them, okay maybe there are many that may not have those memories, but there are some!  With the popularity of vinyl coming back there are many newer options available to play records again... read more

How To Install Ardour 4 on Fedora 24

Introduction Ardour is an open source DAW (Digital Audio Workstation). It is available on almost every Linux Distribution. In this post we will cover how to install Ardour 4 on a Fedora 23/24 system. Installation Login to your system and open a terminal session. Type the following command. $ sudo dnf install ardour4 Once installation is completed there are a few configurations to make. First we need to... read more

Adding Multimedia support on CentOS 5.5

Recently I have been building a new Home server as a Home Digital Server. In the process of using CentOS 5.5 as the Linux distro I ran into the need to Multimedia support. Here is how I accomplished the task. Add the rpmforge repos if not already installed. Type the following commands in the console/terminal For 32-bit installations (i.e. CentOS 5.x 32-bit installed), enter the following into your... read more

Installing Win32 Codecs on Linux

The following is an example way to install the “all” pack as root and will work on Ubuntu and Fedora. cd /tmp wget http://www.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/codecs/all-20100303.tar.bz2 tar -jxvf all-20100303.tar.bz2 su -c 'mkdir -p /usr/local/lib/codecs' su -c 'cp all-20100303/* /usr/local/lib/codecs' rm -rf... read more

Sony NetMD on Ubuntu

Recently I ran across an issue with reusing a Sony Minidisc that I have had for years and have always maintained on Windows due to the proprietary software. Being said it was never something I was able to get to work correctly until recently when I stumbled upon the Linux Minidisc Project at https://wiki.physik.fu-berlin.de/linux-minidisc/doku.php. The project was started to get as much information on... read more

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